Apprentice Advanced Manufacturing Programmer
Nikken Kosakusho UK Ltd
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
As a founding member of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, we are proud of our success in training apprentices who are regularly nominated for awards. Our business is continuing to grow through designing and delivering exceptional programming and machining processes for our customers at our purpose built machining lab.
We are now looking for an Apprentice Advanced Manufacturing Programmer for September 2019, so you could be part of our success. Following a three year Advanced Apprenticeship in Technical Support at the AMRC Training Centre through block study and then day release, you will join our Technical team at our Innovation Centre on the Advanced Manufacturing Park.
Your role will include (but not be limited to):
- Programming parts offline using a range of CAD/CAM software
- Designing testing methods to test finished products on behalf of our customers
- Investigating a wide range of tooling options and materials to support customer projects
In company training will also include a chance to undertake some tool setting and machining of prototypes.
To be successful, you will:
- Have a good academic track record, particularly in Computer Science, maths and ideally Engineering. You may even have higher qualifications in another area but are looking to move into Engineering as a career
- Have exceptional attention to detail and a flair for thinking in 3D
- Be hard working, with a strong desire to learn and develop
- Be friendly, personable and able to talk confidently to a wide range of people
- Enjoy working in a team and strive to support team goals
- Be well–organised and self-motivated and see this apprenticeship as the first step to a career with one of best established precision engineering product suppliers in the world.
- Delivering increased productivity
- Working with people at all levels of the organisation
- Demonstrate good team working abilities
- Be able to work on own initiative
- Be a highly motivated individual
- Have good organisation and time keeping skills
- Must have attention to detail
- Willing to learn new skills and adapt to change
- Have an interest in engineering
The chosen candidate must have 5 GCSE's or equivalent at Grade C or grade 4-9 under the new education grade system effective from 2016/2017 above, must include maths and English.
The chosen candidate will study towards a Extended Diploma Level 3 in Technical Support.
During your apprenticeship you will undergo training to become a Design Engineer.
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